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Stem Cells Produced Without Harming Embryos

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Stem Cells Produced Without Harming Embryos

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Stem Cells Produced Without Harming Embryos

Stem Cells Produced Without Harming Embryos

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Scientists announce a new way to make human embryonic stem cells that avoids harming embryos. They say the procedure offers a solution to the ethical conundrum of making human-derived stem cells. But stem-cell opponents say the procedure does not satisfy their objections.

Steve Inskeep talks to Kathy Hudson, director of the Genetics and Public Policy Center at Johns Hopkins University.